Boone County, Nebraska

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Boone County, Nebraska
Map of Nebraska highlighting Boone County
Location in the state of Nebraska
Map of USA NE
Nebraska's location in the U.S.
Founded 1871
Seat Albion
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

687 sq mi (1,779 km²)
687 sq mi (1,779 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.08%
 - (2000)
 - Density

10/sq mi (4/km²)

Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 6,259. Its county seat is Albion6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Boone County is represented by the prefix 23 (it had the twenty-third-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,780 km² (687 sq mi). 1,779 km² (687 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.08%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Boone County
Population by decade

1880 - 4,170
1890 - 8,683
1900 - 11,689
1910 - 13,145
1920 - 14,146
1930 - 14,738
1940 - 12,127
1950 - 10,721
1960 - 9,134
1970 - 8,190
1980 - 7,391
1990 - 6,667
2000 - 6,259

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,259 people, 2,454 households, and 1,700 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (9/sq mi). There were 2,733 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.25% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,454 households out of which 33.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.80% were married couples living together, 5.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 29.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.11.

29.10% of the population is under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 24.20% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,444, and the median income for a family was $38,226. Males had a median income of $26,779 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,831. About 8.30% of families and 10.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 11.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities, villages and unincorporated communities Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°42′N 98°04′W / 41.70, -98.06

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